Science Fiction for Savvy Readers–SagaSF
The Measure of the Universe
Trade paperback, 108 pgs.
A wide-eyed archeologist from Antares arrives in the Greek isles to study ancient inscriptions with a sharp-tongued professor of paleography. Blundering through the lexical labyrinth, they search for love among the runes--and find a thread of deception that spells disaster for both their planets
"Studded with clever double entendres and puns, this makes an engaging read for language lovers" -Booklist
"Enthusiastically recommended" -MWBR"
Dr. Thanau is an interesting heroine, one I wouldn't mind reading more about" -SFReader
Trade paperback, 148 pgs.
Moses Mneh, Rita Ten, Walter Centaurus and the evil president of the New Worlds Confederacy, they,re all back in this reissue of the SF cult classic of the 1980s. A small band of humans and renegade "Simminoids race against time to build Space Ark to save the planet from an exploding supernova.
This sci-fi title, originally published in 1981, enjoyed a remarkable sale in its American issue, then went on to do the same in the UK and Australia. The newly edited reissue is a handsome trade paperback, as durable as the story itself.
"Cult classic" -Publishers Weekly
Ebook edition 341 kb
Print edition coming soon
A ship-wrecked space sailor is rescued by the oxygen-deprived inhabitants of a distant solar system. They treat him like royalty, but he soon realizes there is something fishy about Leffingwellians besides their appearance: Their culture is identical to that of Earth's two centuries earlier except for a peculiar state religion dedicated to a romance-novel goddess. An attractive geophysicist uses his romantic interest to have him kidnapped by a band of revolutionaries, part of a planet-wide movement dedicated to overthrowing the Leffingwellian establishment, a color-coded society strangely like the old Earth's. He escapes into a surreal wilderness, is rescued by a blue-green siren, and in the midst of civil war unravels the mystery of the goddess Leffingwell and her planet's bizarre and forbidding fate. By the author of the acclaimed Space Ark.